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In the News (Tue 20 Aug 19)

  
  Virginia Fall Foliage Report: Virginia is For Lovers
Virginia invites you to drive, bike and hike through multi-colored backdrops bursting with red-orange maples, deep maroon tupelos, brilliant red sumacs and glorious golden oaks.
Virginia's many fall festivals, county fairs and walking tours are more reasons to visit.
Whatever your vacation color may be, Virginia's Mountains, Piedmont and Coast are ready, waiting and bursting with colors this Fall.
www.virginia.org /fall   (178 words)

  
 Virginia Fall Foliage 2006: Belle Isle State Park Fall Photos
Belle Isle Foliage and Campground (1 of 4)
Located in the rural Northern Neck of Virginia, Belle Isle has seven miles of frontage on the north shore of the Rappahannock, and it borders Deep and Mulberry creeks.
Biking, hiking and bridle trails, canoeing, camping, and educational programs are highlights of Belle Isle State Park.
www.virginia.org /fall/images/parks/BI102606/parkImages.aspx   (108 words)

  
 Belle Isle Civil War Prison
Belle Isle is located west of Richmond, Virginia in the James River.
Many Belle Isle prisoners were Union soldiers from the 2nd Tennessee Infantry who were captured at the Battle of Rogersville on November 6, 1863.
Enlisted men who survived at Belle Isle were later transferred to Andersonville where it was said; "They would have new and better facilities." Officers were sent to Libby Prison.
www.censusdiggins.com /prison_bellisle.html   (501 words)

  
  OHS - Fight for the Colors - Behind the Lines: True Stories of the Ohio Battle Flags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Belle Isle was a small island in the James River, in full view of Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia.
The prison in Danville, Virginia consisted of six tobacco and cotton warehouses in the downtown area.
The Pemberton Warehouse in Richmond, Virginia was used as a prison facility for the first two years of the war.
www.ohiohistory.org /ohswww/etcetera/exhibits/fftc/btlines/index.cfm?section=pow&page=6   (1780 words)

  
 Virginia Public Lands: Belle Isle State Park
Located in the rural Northern Neck of Virginia, Belle Isle is the first state park to be purchased with funds from the $95 million 1992 Parks and Recreational Facilities Bond Referendum.
There are eight distinct types of wetlands within the park.
These diverse ecosystems make Belle Isle an excellent outdoor laboratory for environmental education.
www.biggamehunt.net /sections/Virginia/public_lands/Belle_Isle_State_Park.html   (245 words)

  
 Belle Isle Florist $34.95 | Flower Delivery Belle Isle (FL) | Florists in Belle Isle, Florida   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The population of Belle Isle is approximately 5,272 (1990).
The distance from Belle Isle to Washington DC is 764 miles.
Belle Isle is positioned 28.47 degrees north of the equator and 81.35 degrees west of the prime meridian.
www.albanywebsites.com /ex/asp/city.Belle-Isle-Florida-Florist-FL/CityId.7033/xe/florists-flower-delivery.htm   (188 words)

  
 Bird Checklist for Belle Isle Park
Belle Isle Park, a Detroit city park, is an island in the Detroit River.
Belle Isle is one of the only remaining forested areas along this now industrialized pathway and is Detroit's version of New York's Central Park.
Belle Isle Park is open year round from dawn to dusk.
www-personal.umich.edu /~bbowman/birds/se_mich/belle_isle.html   (1470 words)

  
 Belle Isle Prison Camp
The island was devoid of trees, the ground being low and sandy, exposed in winter to wind and storm, and in summer time scorched under the heat and glare of noonday, or dank with the malarious fogs of night.
Some crawled for protection into the ditch, heaped against each other, and of those the “outer row” often froze to death during sleep; some dug holes in the sand, and burrowed in them; hundreds passed the cold nights in running to and fro, to keep their blood from coagulation.
Dubois Krom was taken prisoner and sent to Belle Isle Confederate Prison Camp located in the James River, between Richmond and Manchester, notorious as a prison of confinement for Union soldiers.
home.earthlink.net /~tsini1/id17.html   (764 words)

  
 The US50 - A guide to the state of Virginia - Outdoors
Located in the rural Northern Neck of Virginia, Belle Isle is the first state park to be purchased with funds from the $95 million 1992 Parks and Recreational Facilities Bond Referendum.
The Commonwealth of Virginia acquired the tunnel and 100 surrounding acres in 1967 from the Natural Tunnel Chasm and Caverns Corp. to establish Natural Tunnel State Park.
A valid Virginia fishing license is required and is available at the marina when it is open or by contacting the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.
www.theus50.com /virginia/outdoors.shtml   (1863 words)

  
 Irish Castle Rental
When the sole surviving owner of Belle Isle, an elderly woman who had taken up full-time residence in front of the hearth, was ready to sell her unheated family castle, the duke jumped.
When he heard that a collection of James Lamb's furniture was available in England, he bought the whole lot, filling Belle Isle bedrooms with the Manchester craftsman's thoughtfully carved gentleman's wardrobes of Hungarian ash and the dining room with sideboards, a table and 14 chairs.
The fireplace is roaring again at Belle Isle, and not because the Abercorns' son, Lord Nicholas, has moved in.
www.belleislecastle.com /art-antiques.html   (1254 words)

  
 Belle Isle, Florida FL, city profile (Orange County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Belle Isle is a city in Orange County, in the Orlando metro area.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Belle Isle was $29,087, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Belle Isle, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $475.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=8355   (497 words)

  
 L.L.Bean: Park Search: Belle Isle State Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
One of the newest parks to join the Virginia state parks system, Belle Isle features a wide variety of tidal wetlands interspersed with upland forest and farmland.
Belle Isle State Park is open daily, year-round, offering hiking (some trails are wheelchair accessible), biking, picnicking, fishing from a pier and boat launching.
The Pollard House, situated in Belle Isle State Park, was built in 1942 as a Colonial Williamsburg replica.
www.llbean.com /parksearch/parks/html/625lls.html   (239 words)

  
 Belle Isle State Park
Belle Isle State Park is located across Mulberry Creek from Morattico, a five minute boat or car ride from the village.
Isle an excellent outdoor laboratory for environmental education.
For the state's web site on Belle Isle, from which the information above was taken, and for additional photographs, click here.
www.people.vcu.edu /~bmangum/belleisle.htm   (1139 words)

  
 Upcoming.org: Venue: Belle Isle
A 65 acre island park at the fall line of the James River in the heart of Richmond.
Belle Isle has been a part of the James River Park System since the mid-1970's, but was only opened to the public in 1991, when a pedestrian bridge connected it to Richmond.
Among the ruins on the island are a factory, a power plant, and a Civil War prison.
upcoming.org /venue/20578   (385 words)

  
 Welcome Visitor and Newcomer
Located at Ninth and Grace Streets, The Virginia State Capitol is the first public building of neo-classical style in the United States designed by Thomas Jefferson and is where Virginia's General Assembly meets.
Previously housed in a building facing Capitol Square, the Library of Virginia moved in 1997 to a stunning new building at 800 East Broad Street.
Located at 2401 East Broad Street, this church is one of the oldest wooden buildings standing in Virginia and the oldest church in Richmond.
www.ci.richmond.va.us /visitor/landmarks.aspx   (1065 words)

  
 Wildernet - Richmond Area   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
- Buried in the heart of Virginia's piedmont in the midst of the 16,242-acre Cumberland State Forest is this park with all the amenities of larger parks but without the crowds.
- Located in the Northern Neck of Virginia, Belle State Park is a 733-acre park with seven miles of shoreline and access to Deep and Mulberry Creeks.
- Virginia is characterized by the rolling mountains and deciduous forests of the western region of the state.
www.wildernet.com /pages/area.cfm?areaid=VARRICH&cu_id=1   (593 words)

  
 International Appalachian Trail - Thru-Hikers
Legendary long distance hiker Eb “Nimblewill Nomad” Eberhart at the lighthouse on the northern end of Belle Isle.
Nimblewill Nomad was the first person to hike the length of the IAT/SIA from Katahdin to Belle Isle at the northern tip of the Island of Newfoundland.
IAT- Katahdin - Belle Isle, AT Amy Sargent
www.internationalat.org /Pages/SIAIAT_Pages/hikers   (471 words)

  
 Prints Old & Rare - Richmond, VA page
This is the sheet music to a song titled "Mid the Green Fields of Virginia (In the Vale of Shenandoah)." Image in the center of the cover shows a farmer plowing a field with two oxen.
Top image is titled "Exterior View of the Libey Prison, Richmond, Virginia." Bottom is "Encampment of Union Prisoners at Belle Isle, Richmond Virginia." 11x16 in.
Colorful map of Virginia, published in 1907 by the George F. Cram Co. Each county is colored separately.
www.printsoldandrare.com /richmond/index.html   (995 words)

  
 VT Underground - Belle Isle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Belle Isle hydro plant is located on an island in the middle of the James River, in Richmond, Virginia.
Yes, I know that this place is 4 hours away from Virginia Tech, but it's still kinda cool.
The power plant was built in the beginning of the century, to provide power for Richmond's streetcar system.
www.vtunderground.com /other/belleisle.htm   (105 words)

  
 Prologue - Prologue: Selected Articles
While references, usually in passing, are sometimes found, the assumption by many respected Civil War historians is that soldier-women were eccentric and their presence isolated.
Collier was a federal soldier from East Tennessee who enjoyed army life until her capture and subsequent imprisonment at Belle Isle, Virginia.
Bell Irvin Wiley, The Life of Billy Yank: The Common Soldier of the Union (1951), pp.
www.archives.gov /publications/prologue/1993/spring/women-in-the-civil-war-3.html   (1966 words)

  
 Wildernet - Virginia State Parks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Description - Virginia State Parks were selected as the 2001-2003 National Gold Medal for Excellence in Parks and Recreation Management winner by the Sports Foundation, Inc. for excellence in management and its contribution in providing recreation and leisure services to the public.
From the traditional amenities of camping, hiking, boating and fishing, the Parks also offer an incredible array of historic treasures from the Pollard House at Belle Isle to the Southwest Museum.
From wonderful nature gift shops to wilderness equestrian trails to conference facilities, Virginia State Parks are within an hours drive of every resident and visitor within the Commonwealth.
www.wildernet.com /pages/area.cfm?areaID=VASP&CU_ID=1   (424 words)

  
 Belle Isle singles - Belle Isle dating - Belle Isle personals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Filling out a Portrait will allow us to find members who are right for you in Belle Isle, Florida, and make sure you're right for them.
Match.com is an online dating service for Belle Isle, Florida singles.
Online dating in Belle Isle, Florida is no more or less safe than any other kind of dating.
www.match.com /localsingles/fl/belle-isle.html   (933 words)

  
 Belle Valley dating, Belle Valley singles, Belle Valley chat at Matchmaker.com
Belle Valley dating has never been easier with our show interest feature that will allow you to break the ice with attractive local singles.
The Belle Valley dating scene can be hard to find the right person at times; however, we are here to help and our Belle Valley online dating service is free to register.
Matchmaker.com is one of the oldest Belle Valley online dating services on the Internet and has brought thousands of couples together from the area.
www.matchmaker.com /mm/dating/ohio-bellevalley.htm   (554 words)

  
 Quiz
The Belle Isle Aquarium is the oldest continuously operating public aquarium in North America.
The Belle Isle Aquarium has received honors for its breeding and rearing of stingrays.
In 2002, the Belle Isle Aquarium hosted the surprise birth of two white-spotted bamboo sharks.
www.detroitzoo.org /dzs/2005/mar05/quiz.html   (342 words)

  
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John was taken prisoner and confined to Belle Isle in the James River at Richmond, Virginia, November 1, 1863.
John was admitted to hospital #21 at Belle Isle November 6, but returned to quarters November 24.
The cause of John's death was heart disease attributed to his confinement while a prisoner of war at Belle Isle, Virginia.
home.comcast.net /~cecil.alton/EZine4and5.doc   (6098 words)

  
 Department of Conservation and Recreation
Nearly everyone in Virginia is touched by a DCR activity.
Whether it's with one of the state's 47 soil and water conservation districts, the Nature Conservancy, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, or a local parks and recreation department, the focus is always on conserving our natural and recreational resources.
The words of one of Virginia's first European visitors, Captain John Smith, are still true today: Heaven and Earth never agreed to frame a better place for man's habitation than Virginia.
www.dcr.virginia.gov   (286 words)

  
 Virginia.gov - The Official Commonwealth of Virginia Home Page
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For websites related to your community, please enter either your Virginia 5-digit zip code or see the list below of all counties, cities and towns.
In order for a community to be listed in the Virginia Community database they must have submitted their site to VI at webmaster@virginiainteractive.org.
www.virginia.gov /community/all.html   (97 words)

  
 Annabell "Belle" EVERINGHAM b.1882   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Photo of William & Belle about the time of their marriage.
Presque Isle County's out-of-county records show Rogers City Courthouse Death Record on Annabelle Stoner d.1963.
Belle Everingham, 21, of Turner, born Michigan, a domestic, Father: Ira Everingham, Mother: Louise Norris, not previously married.
www.everingham.com /family/data/belle.html   (161 words)

  
 Military Background, The Prisons at Richmond
"The military prison at Richmond, Virginia, is situated on the corner of Twentieth and Cary streets, directly on the canal and James River.
The tents on Belle Isle, where our soldiers are kept, just peer above the long railroad bridge leading to Petersburg.
Every bridge throughout the South was well guarded, especially so in North Carolina and Virginia; the principal manufactories of war material out of Richmond were in Georgia and Alabama, now within easy ‘raiding’ distance of our armies.
www.civilwarliterature.com /7Escapes/InTheLibey/ThePrisonsAtRichmond.htm   (1226 words)

  
 A Full Day in Richmond
The camp was in the green area on the east end of the island.
The earth wall of the prison is visible at the foot of the hill near the center of the photo.
View of the James River and Richmond skyline taken from the pedestrian bridge to Belle Isle.
www.sscnet.ucla.edu /history/waughj/classes/civilwar/gburgtrip/gburg0803/index_4.htm   (208 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: The House on Belle Isle: An Other Stories: Books: Brown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
These stories lack the economy usually associated with the form but, for this reason, they will probably appeal to readers who enjoyed Brown's novels.
This sweet collection of stories by Virginia native Brown (The Hatbox Baby, Rose's Garden) offers intimate glimpses into the various lives and landscapes being portrayed.
Carrie Brown's three novels ("Rose's Garden," "Lamb in Love," and "The Hatbox Baby") are captivating and accomplished, and I loved them all, but "The House on Belle Isle" now places her in the ranks of Alice Munro and Peter Taylor and William Trevor as one of the premier contemporary short story writers.
www.amazon.ca /House-Belle-Isle-Other-Stories/dp/156512300X   (740 words)

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